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What can I buy over-the-counter with my flexible spending account?

What can I buy over-the-counter with my flexible spending account?

In response to COVID-19, a new federal law expands how you can use your flexible spending account (FSA). You can now use your FSA to purchase over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and medicines, without a prescription, as well as menstrual care products.

Are OTC drugs FSA eligible in 2021?

Over-the-counter medicines are now fully eligible with no restrictions for FSA and HSA users.

Is over-the-counter cold medicine FSA eligible?

FSA and HSA Frequently Asked Questions Can I use my HSA or FSA for OTC drugs like cold medicine? Yes, you can purchase most OTC cold medicine using your HSA or FSA funds. This includes Advil Multi-Symptom Cold & Flu and Advil Cold & Sinus.

What are OTC eligible items?

Which OTC items are now eligible expenses?

  • Cold, cough, and flu medicine.
  • Tampons, pads, and liners.
  • Pain relievers and anti-inflammatory medications.
  • Allergy and sinus medicine.
  • Digestive aids and laxatives.
  • Baby rash ointments and creams.
  • Baby electrolytes.
  • Sleep aids.

Can I buy Tylenol with my FSA card?

Acetaminophen, the primary ingredient found in Tylenol, is an eligible OTC item. Acetaminophen reimbursement is eligible with an FSA account, HSA or HRA.

Can I buy Advil with my FSA card?

Yes, you can use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for eligible OTC products. All Advil products are currently eligible for purchase through your FSA. Can HSA be used for OTC drugs? Yes, you can use your Health Savings Account (HSA) to purchase over-the-counter drugs without a prescription from your physician.

Can I buy soap with FSA?

Soap is considered a general use product and not primarily use for the treatment, prevention or diagnosis of a medical condition and therefore is not eligible for reimbursement with a flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA), health reimbursement arrangement (HRA), limited-purpose flexible spending …

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